If you have a local event coming up, email the details to You can also fax it to 360-423-1554 or mail/bring it to 1130 14th Avenue, Longview WA 98632. Contact information is required. Emailed text is our preferred format. At least two weeks notice is highly recommended. We reserve the right to include events as space and time allow.


Kelso School District Summer Meals Program: Click Here for details

Until Further Notice:R Square D Square Dance Club meets monthly at Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso. For more information, including dance days and times, go to

Until Further Notice:Help Warehouse, a program of Lower Columbia CAP, is asking for donations of paper bags. CAP uses 600 bags each month for its USDA Commodities program, a federally funded food supplement program for low-income families and seniors. The commodities are bagged and delivered to 14 distribution sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties on the third Tuesday of each month. Paper bags can be dropped off at the CAP building, 1526 Commerce Avenue in Longview, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, call CAP at 360-425-3430 extension 252 or visit


Until Further Notice:Additional event information from the City of Longview can be found at


Use your Longview Library card to check out tickets to see local theater productions for free.  Tickets will be available  for upcoming programs by Stageworks Northwest and the Columbia Theatre.  Tickets are first come first served!!




The Volunteer Group at the Kelso Train Depot is welcoming aboard new volunteers willing to help staff the depot during business hours.

There are three four-hour shifts at the train depot every day of the week.

Anyone 21 years of age and older are welcome to volunteer.

Applications for depot volunteering are available for pick-up at the train depot.

If you have any questions, please contact Ron Baker,Train Depot Volunteer Training Coordinator at 423-6015.


















Mark Morris High School Class of 1978 is holding their 40th Reunion August 3rd and 4th.

You can sign up at the class website: or call Darren Talley @ 425-2400 for more information.















On the first Saturday of the month, there will be a gathering of classic cars in the parking lot in front of Panera Bread just off Allen Street in Kelso from 6 to 8am. It’s an open event and all are welcomed. Presented by Cowlitz County Cars and Coffee. You can find out more on facebook.
















The 2018 I Topped The Rock In Color 5K Run/Walk is Sunday June 3rd @ 2pm in Castle Rock @ Lion’s Pride Park and is being hosted for the benefit of Castle Rock PTO.

To add to this fun family event, they’re making it a color run!

Everyone in the community is invited to come and join in on the fun!

Registration must be in by May 20th for you to get a free T-shirt!

You can register online at:

There is a small additional processing fee.




























































































Make a difference in the life of a family caregiver. The Alzheimer’s Association is currently recruiting volunteers  to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Longview.

Interested in learning more? Contact Linda Whiteside, Director of Community Support at 1800-848-7097 or 206-529-3875,

You can also e-mail Linda at